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Old 08-29-04, 09:01 PM   #1 (permalink)
Join Date: Nov-2003
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am i feeding too much?

i really dont like it when my snakes are hungry so i feed them when they get active, i also know their hungry when i'm dethawing food for other snakes and they come out of hiding, looking like their ready to strike.

my littlest ball python was eating like twice a week but now i have her eating 2 mice (shes about 2 feet). my bigger BP (about 4.5 feet) was also eating about twice a week, small rats but the other day i offerd him a large rat and he gladly ate it.

my little hognose eats 2 large meals a week, hes around a foot long, quite thin but eating 2 hoppers a week.

lastly my young male red tail boa was very sick a while ago but is comletly better. he wasn't able to keep food down but now he can't stop eating, he use to eat 2 mice a week, now i have him eating a mouse twice a week. i am just about to start feeding him more, i just wanted to make sure he was back to eating well again. i would like to start feeding him 2 mice a week and soon 3 mice a week (hopefully soon small rats) by the way hes about 3 feet.

are my snakes eating good or too much?
0.0.1 tentacled snake, 0.1 brazilian rainbow boa, 0.0.1 black blood python, 1.0 jampea reticulated python, 1.1 yellow anacondas, 1.1 emerald tree boas, 3.1 BCIs, 1.1 ball pythons, 1.0 tiger salamander, 1.1 african giant millipedes, 0.0.2 cockatiels, 2.1 ferrets, 3.0 pet rats, some fish and more
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